Despite the urging of the judge presiding over his trial, convicted murderer Sayantan Ghose, 43, opted to represent himself in a sentencing hearing Wednesday afternoon, turning the 122nd District Court into something of a spectacle as he peppered his ex-wife with questions about everything from their relationship to his faith life.

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Matt deGrood worked at The Daily News as a reporter from Sept. 2016 to March 2020.

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James Lippert

Any attorney who represents himself in court has a fool for a client. Doubly so for a pro se defendant.

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